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Cork Alumni Event

Cork Alumni Event
  • 14 Oct 2015 - 14 Oct 2015
  • 7pm
  • Lecture Theatre G01, UCC’s Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, College Road

Exclusive Screening

UCC Alumni Association is delighted to invite you and a guest to an exclusive screening of The Genius of George Boole, a documentary, narrated by Oscar winner, Jeremy Irons. The film examines the legacy of UCC’s first Professor of Mathematics, George Boole - creator of Boolean algebra and forefather of the digital age. 

After the screening, Cork 96FM’s Deirdre O’Shaughnessy will chair a panel discussion and audience Q&A.  

Our distinguished panel consists of:

  • Shemas Eivers, Chairman, National Software Centre & Chairman, Boole Investment Syndicate
  • Olivia Frawley, George Boole Family History Project Manager
  • Leonard Hobbs, Director, Global Affairs, Intel Ireland
  • Des MacHale, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, UCC & George Boole’s Biographer
  • Virginia Teehan, Director Cultural Projects, UCC
  • Danny Riordan, PhD student & Presenter UCCFM’s Black Holes & Revelations Science Radio Show

The discussion will explore Boole’s legacy as one of Cork’s unsung heroes in this, his bicentenary year.

The evening will conclude with a drinks reception at 8.45pm in the adjacent Jennings Gallery. 

If you would like to attend, please RSVP by the 7th October. 

You can register for this free event on our online portal at  New users will need to set up an account.  Alternatively, please contact Ms Nini Schwart on Tel:  490 3276 who will be happy to help you.  

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